Hittite Foundation Figurine

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 November 2018
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This bronze figurine was shaped like Mesopotamian foundation figurines. The figure wears the tall headdress of a Hittite god. From South-Eastern Anatolia, in modern-day Turkey. Old Hittite period, c. 1600 BCE. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 24). Hittite Foundation Figurine. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9561/hittite-foundation-figurine/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Hittite Foundation Figurine." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 24, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9561/hittite-foundation-figurine/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Hittite Foundation Figurine." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Nov 2018. Web. 24 Oct 2021.